The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 470 481 388
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -93
Contract jobs citing STL 109 72 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.54% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 47 101
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £349 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £39.10 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £43.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 82 £600 - 31
South East -9 15 £335 -4.28% 15
South West +18 9 £425 - 4
East of England +5 1 - - 6
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 191 (99.48%) C++
2 99 (51.56%) Multithreading
3 97 (50.52%) Oracle
4 95 (49.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 94 (48.96%) SQL
6 90 (46.88%) UNIX
7 84 (43.75%) Linux
8 59 (30.73%) Perl
9 52 (27.08%) Banking
10 49 (25.52%) Python
11 46 (23.96%) Investment Banking
12 45 (23.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (22.92%) OO
13 44 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (18.23%) Front Office
16 33 (17.19%) OLTP
16 33 (17.19%) Windows
16 33 (17.19%) C#
16 33 (17.19%) Subversion
17 32 (16.67%) Java
18 31 (16.15%) Low Latency
18 31 (16.15%) Oracle Database
19 30 (15.63%) Fixed Income
20 26 (13.54%) Unit Testing
21 25 (13.02%) Visual Studio
22 24 (12.50%) Bash Shell
23 23 (11.98%) Security Cleared
24 22 (11.46%) RDBMS
24 22 (11.46%) Relational Database

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.08%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.94%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.77%) SDH
2 13 (6.77%) Wireshark
3 12 (6.25%) 2G
3 12 (6.25%) 2.5G
3 12 (6.25%) 3G
4 11 (5.73%) 4G
5 6 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (1.04%) HTTP
7 1 (0.52%) Multicast
7 1 (0.52%) L2TP
7 1 (0.52%) IPv6
7 1 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.19%) OLTP
2 31 (16.15%) Oracle Database
3 22 (11.46%) RDBMS
3 22 (11.46%) Relational Database
4 21 (10.94%) MySQL
5 19 (9.90%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (4.17%) KDB
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (17.19%) Subversion
2 25 (13.02%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.77%) NUnit
3 13 (6.77%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 12 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (3.13%) CppUnit
6 2 (1.04%) Valgrind
6 2 (1.04%) GCC
7 1 (0.52%) VTune
7 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.52%) GDB
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 52 (27.08%) Banking
2 46 (23.96%) Investment Banking
3 35 (18.23%) Front Office
4 20 (10.42%) Finance
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 174 (90.63%) Developer
2 166 (86.46%) C++ Developer
3 16 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 14 (7.29%) Senior C++ Developer
4 14 (7.29%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.77%) C# Developer
5 13 (6.77%) C++/C# Developer
6 8 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (3.13%) Software Development Engineer
7 6 (3.13%) Development Engineer
8 5 (2.60%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 5 (2.60%) SQL Developer
8 5 (2.60%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.08%) Software Developer
10 3 (1.56%) UNIX Developer
11 2 (1.04%) C++ Software Developer
11 2 (1.04%) Linux Developer
12 1 (0.52%) Front-End Developer
12 1 (0.52%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (49.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (10.94%) Middleware
2 21 (10.94%) XML
3 11 (5.73%) .NET
4 7 (3.65%) MFC
4 7 (3.65%) Swing
5 6 (3.13%) Rendezvous
6 4 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.08%) COM
6 4 (2.08%) FpML
7 2 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.04%) WPF
7 2 (1.04%) WinForms
7 2 (1.04%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.04%) Qt
8 1 (0.52%) Ajax
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.52%) WCF
8 1 (0.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (15.63%) Fixed Income
4 12 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.25%) Derivative
4 12 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 11 (5.73%) Equities
6 10 (5.21%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.69%) Grid Computing
8 7 (3.65%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.56%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.04%) Physics
11 2 (1.04%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.04%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 90 (46.88%) UNIX
2 84 (43.75%) Linux
3 33 (17.19%) Windows
4 18 (9.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (51.56%) Multithreading
2 44 (22.92%) OO
2 44 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (16.15%) Low Latency
4 26 (13.54%) Unit Testing
5 21 (10.94%) OOD
6 19 (9.90%) Software Engineering
7 18 (9.38%) Database Tuning
8 16 (8.33%) TDD
9 14 (7.29%) Scrum
10 12 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.73%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.69%) Electronic Trading
13 8 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (4.17%) Release Management
14 7 (3.65%) Validation
14 7 (3.65%) Algorithmic Trading
15 6 (3.13%) Financial Modelling
15 6 (3.13%) Operations Research
15 6 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 191 (99.48%) C++
2 94 (48.96%) SQL
3 59 (30.73%) Perl
4 49 (25.52%) Python
5 33 (17.19%) C#
6 32 (16.67%) Java
7 24 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 21 (10.94%) Shell Script
9 18 (9.38%) Ruby
10 7 (3.65%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.60%) C
12 3 (1.56%) VBA
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
13 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (11.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.85%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) Degree
4 6 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 97 (50.52%) Oracle
2 19 (9.90%) Sybase
3 8 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 8 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.08%) IBM
5 2 (1.04%) Solace
6 1 (0.52%) Rogue Wave
6 1 (0.52%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.52%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.52%) Tradeweb
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